War Pensions (Children's Education Grants).

Oral Answers to Questions — Rumania. – in the House of Commons on 22nd February 1926.

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asked the Minister of Pensions what was the total amount of grants made by the Special Grants Committee towards the cost of education of the children of deceased and disabled officers during the past year, and the amount in respect of the children of deceased and disabled men?

The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the MINISTRY of PENSIONS (Lieut.-Colonel Stanley):

I am unable to state the amount of the grants made by the Special Grants Committee during the period referred to, but the total value of the grants made which were in issue during the year ended 31st December last was, in respect of officers' children, £15,056, and in respect of children of non-commissioned ranks, £80,099. In addition, expenditure was incurred under the Royal Warrant in respect of education of officers' children amounting to £78,700.